NSW schools offer special religious education and special education in ethics. Approved providers deliver these, where available.
Write to the school if you wish to withdraw your child from special religious education, sometimes known as scripture. Special education in ethics is an option for your primary-age child if you withdraw them from special religious education. For more information, visit Religion and ethics.
At Banks Public School, SRE is delivered on Tuesday afternoons:
- K-2 students from 1:55-2:25pm
- 3-6 students from 2:25-2:55pm
On enrolment parents/carers will be given the SRE participation letter to complete and return. After the initial enrolment, notification of changes to a child's enrolment in SRE should be given to where, in writing.
The following SRE classes are offered at Banks Public School:
Catholic SRE is provided by Diocese of Parramatta. More information about Catholic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit https://ccd.sydneycatholic.org/publications/curriculum-resources/
Combined Christian SRE (using Anglican Curriculum)
Christian SRE is education in Christian beliefs and practices for children of families from various Christian denominations and churches. Christian SRE teachers at this school are authorised and trained by the following approved SRE providers; Anglican Church and IDMC (Indental Disciple Making Church). https://whysre.com.au/sre-curriculum/cep-curriculum-overview/
During the time that SRE/SEE classes are being held, students not attending will be located in a separate space and will participate in meaningful activities including reading, private study or homework.